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Volume 20 Supplement 2

Proceedings of the 15th Annual MCBIOS Conference


Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Starkville, MS, USAMarch 29 - 31 2018

Edited by Jonathan Wren, Ramin Homayouni, Robert Doerksen, Inimary Toby, Prashanti Manda, Shraddha Thakkar, Bindu Nanduri.

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  1. Several methods to handle data generated from bottom-up proteomics via liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry, particularly for peptide-centric quantification dealing with post-translational modification (PTM...

    Authors: Philip Berg, Evan W. McConnell, Leslie M. Hicks, Sorina C. Popescu and George V. Popescu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 2):102

    Content type: Research

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  2. Reference genome selection is a prerequisite for successful analysis of next generation sequencing (NGS) data. Current practice employs one of the two most recent human reference genome versions: HG19 or HG38....

    Authors: Bohu Pan, Rebecca Kusko, Wenming Xiao, Yuanting Zheng, Zhichao Liu, Chunlin Xiao, Sugunadevi Sakkiah, Wenjing Guo, Ping Gong, Chaoyang Zhang, Weigong Ge, Leming Shi, Weida Tong and Huixiao Hong

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 2):101

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:252

  3. Barrett’s esophagus (BE) is most commonly seen as the condition in which the normal squamous epithelium lining of the esophagus is replaced by goblet cells. Many studies show that BE is a predisposing factor f...

    Authors: Visanu Wanchai, Jing Jin, Emine Bircan, Charis Eng and Mohammed Orloff

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 2):98

    Content type: Research

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  4. The number of publicly available metagenomic experiments in various environments has been rapidly growing, empowering the potential to identify similar shifts in species abundance between different experiments...

    Authors: Aleksandra I. Perz, Cory B. Giles, Chase A. Brown, Hunter Porter, Xiavan Roopnarinesingh and Jonathan D. Wren

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 2):96

    Content type: Research

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  5. Gene families are sets of structurally and evolutionarily related genes – in one or multiple species – that typically share a conserved biological function. As such, the identification and subsequent analyses ...

    Authors: Norbert Bokros, Sorina C. Popescu and George V. Popescu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 2):99

    Content type: Research

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  6. Dermoscopy is one of the common and effective imaging techniques in diagnosis of skin cancer, especially for pigmented lesions. Accurate skin lesion border detection is the key to extract important dermoscopic...

    Authors: Mustafa Bayraktar, Sinan Kockara, Tansel Halic, Mutlu Mete, Henry K. Wong and Kamran Iqbal

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 2):91

    Content type: Research

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  7. This paper presents a novel approach for Generative Anatomy Modeling Language (GAML). This approach automatically detects the geometric partitions in 3D anatomy that in turn speeds up integrated non-linear opt...

    Authors: Doga Demirel, Berk Cetinsaya, Tansel Halic, Sinan Kockara and Shahryar Ahmadi

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 2):105

    Content type: Research

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  8. Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) are of great public health concern. FDA-approved drug labeling summarizes ADRs of a drug product mainly in three sections, i.e., Boxed Warning (BW), Warnings and Precautions (WP),...

    Authors: Leihong Wu, Taylor Ingle, Zhichao Liu, Anna Zhao-Wong, Stephen Harris, Shraddha Thakkar, Guangxu Zhou, Junshuang Yang, Joshua Xu, Darshan Mehta, Weigong Ge, Weida Tong and Hong Fang

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 2):97

    Content type: Research

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  9. One of the main challenges when analyzing complex metagenomics data is the fact that large amounts of information need to be presented in a comprehensive and easy-to-navigate way. In the process of analyzing F...

    Authors: Adam Thrash, Mark Arick II, Robyn A. Barbato, Robert M. Jones, Thomas A. Douglas, Julie Esdale, Edward J. Perkins and Natàlia Garcia-Reyero

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 2):103

    Content type: Software

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    70 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    44 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    163 days from submission to acceptance
    36 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    3.242 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.213 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.156 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.626 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    5089 Altmetric Mentions